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Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday
Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday

JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world filled the narrow streets of the Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday to celebrate on the site they believe Jesus was crucified and buried over 2,000 years ago. The pilgrims gathered near the fourth station on Via Dolorosa, the street down which Jesus is believed to have walked on the way to his Crucifixion. Then they followed his path through that narrow alley toward the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, where they believe Jesus was crucified and buried. This year, followers of the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches celebrate Easter in the same week, causing members of both denominations to gather in the Old City at the...

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